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Welcome to the Clinical Research Institute (CRI)

About the Clinical Research Institute

Promoting Patient-Orientated Research is one of the driving factors of the TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute. The Institute was established in October 2010 with the assigned mission to facilitate the conduct of clinical research by TTUHSC faculty.

Our vision is improve the quality of healthcare in Texas through clinical, epidemiologic, and educational research activities; provide formalized clinical research education; promote studies involving multi-school interactivity; and obtain epidemiologic information critical to understanding health problems in our region.

Want to help in the advancement of science? Learn how you can make a difference by volunteering in a clinical research study.

news and events
  • Faculty Clinical Research Workshop, August 9, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room: ACB100 View Workshop Details RSVP to Josie Martinez (email: by 08/03/2017
  • Congratulations to Josie Martinez on receiving the 2017 Quality Staff Award at the 2017 Distinguished Staff Awards Ceremony on June 9, 2017. Ms. Martinez was nominated by the CRI Executive Leadership Team and Dr. Lorenz Lutherer
  • JT & Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation Internal Medicine Chairs Luncheon on June 6, 2017
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released two important related items. Read more NIH News.
  • Per the HSC OP 01.02 Guidelines for the Establishments and Review of Institutes and Centers, the Clinical Research Institute (CRI) 2010-2016 Sunset Report was reviewed in February 2017. Subsequently, the CRI was approved to continue as an Institute for another 6 years. A huge "Thank You" to the contributors and staff for an excellent report. View the 2010-2016
    Sunset Report
  • The 2016 CRI Annual Report has been printed and mailed.2016 CRI Annual Report  
  • Deadline for the upcoming IRB submission is 8-14-2017.
  • Dr. Lorenz Lutherer, CRI Senior Clinical Consultant and Cathy Lovett, MSN, RN, Managing Director published peer-reviewed journal article in the Clinical Researcher, June 2016, “Academia, Investigator-Initiated Research, and a Unique Resource to Support Both.” DOI: 10.14524/CR-16-0009. Read the full article.


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